Leasburg Dam State Park


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Leasburg Dam State Park


Location:15 miles north of Las Cruces off I-25, Exit 19.
Facilities:31 developed campsites (some with electric hookups), restrooms (é), showers, picnic areas, group shelter, playground, hiking trails, visitor center (é), interpretive exhibits.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, bird watching.
Special Features:Park is a desert oasis, featuring the Cactus Patch botanical gardens as well as other cactus gardens. The Leasburg Diversion Dam, built in 1908, channels water from the Rio Grande to irrigate the vast farming area of the Upper Mesilla Valley. Nearby Fort Selden Monument has a museum and trails at the site of an 19th century army outpost.
Address:PO Box 6
Radium Springs, NM 88054

Phone:505-524-4068
Fax:505-526-5420
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/leasburg.htm
Size: 240 acres land. Elevation: 4,000 feet.

See other parks in New Mexico.